Thomas Perry Wilkerson, 79, of Western Grove, died Saturday, Oct. 24 (2020). An open visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 29, at Coffman Funeral Home in Harrison. A private graveside service will be officiated by Dennis Sisco.
Son of the late to Bruce Naylor and Rita Elmyra (Hays) Wilkerson, he was born in Clay, Arkansas, (White County) Dec. 22, 1940. Through the years, he became a Certified Dental Technician, was a member of the National Association of Dental Laboratories, and served one term as the President of the Arkansas Dental Lab Association. He was a member Faith Assembly of God Church in Harrison and later attended Western Grove Bible Church.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, David, Jimmy and Wayne Wilkerson.
Survivors include his wife, Dona Reeta Baker Wilkerson; two daughters, Lynn Chandler and Lisa Smith; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Don Chandler, Shawn Smith, Tim Jordan, Dustin Hefner, Patrick Wilkerson and Lyle Smith.
Honorary pallbearers are Dr. and Mrs. Charles Klepper, Willie Moore, Gale Utley, Don Scott, his friends at Western Grove Bible Church and the Community of Western Grove.
Memorials may be made to Western Grove Cemetery Association, PO Box 113, Western Grove, AR, 72685 or Western Grove Bible Church, PO Box 123, Western Grove, AR, 72685.